The Waterside Rollesby - Visitor Centre in Great Yarmouth, Great Yarmouth - Great Yarmouth

The Waterside Rollesby

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About

The Waterside in Rollesby near Great Yarmouth, is nestled among the stunning surroundings of Rollesby Broad, a triple rated site of specific scientific interest, part of Britain's Magical Waterland. The Waterside is located just 15 miles from Norwich and 7 miles from Great Yarmouth on the main A149 Stalham to Yarmouth Road. We are open 7 days a week, year-round with free admission and parking.

The Waterside Cafe and tea rooms serves morning brunch, a tempting range of homemade cakes and scones, pastries, ice-creams, light lunches and traditional afternoon teas (booking essential - £5 deposit per person required). 

We believe one of our greatest assets is our magnificent setting right on the Broad where you can enjoy the tranquil views with alfesco dining from our stunning outdoor terrace. You may even spot the resident family of herons.

Our dining experience is complemented by a range of fun things to see and do. Visitors can enjoy an informative tour on our beautiful Edwardian launch Gentleman Jim (£4 per adult & £2.50 per child) or why not treat your Family & Friends to a fun filled time on the 9 hole rural grass putting course for only £2.50 per person.  The children can also let off steam on the wooden play area (Suitable for younger children & they must be accompanied by an adult at all times)

Opening Times:
Café Open –
Spring/Summer (April to September) 9am to 5pm
Autumn/Winter (October to March) 10am to 3pm
They have plenty of free parking on site.
They also have a Licensed Bar.

Boat Trip

The Waterside, Rollesby - Enjoy a fun and informative guided tour of the Broad on the Edwardian launch 'Gentleman Jim' (approx 30 minutes).

(1st April to 30th September)

(Subject to weather conditions, breakdown, reed coverage & licensing)


Nature Reserve & Bird Watching

The Waterside in Rollesby, Great Yarmouth is a great place to observe the wonderful wildlife that visits the Trinity Broads using the boat tour, terrace or from the specially designed bird hide.

Cafe and Tea Rooms

The Waterside cafe and tea rooms at Rollesby, near Great Yarmouth serves morning brunch, a tempting range of homemade cakes and scones, pastries, ice-creams, light lunches and traditional afternoon teas.

Afternoon Tea at The Waterside

Enjoy afternoon tea at The Waterside along with some stunning views of Rollesby Broad. Booking is essential - £5 deposit per person required.

Guide Prices

Free entry

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Property Facilities

  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Target Markets

  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

The Waterside, Rollesby, is located just 15 miles from Norwich and 7 miles from Great Yarmouth on the main A149 Stalham to Yarmouth Road.The nearest railway station is Great Yarmouth, which is 7 miles away.

The Waterside Rollesby

Type:Visitor Centre

Main Road, Rollesby, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29 5EF

Tel: 01493 740531

Awards

  • East of England AwardsBroads Quality Charter Gold Broads Quality Charter Gold 2016
  • East of England AwardsBroads Tourism Broads Tourism 2016

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
Monday - SundayOpen
Bank HolidayOpen

* Open daily (except Christmas Day & New Years Day) with free admission and parking.